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Tyson plans to expand petfood operation

Tyson Foods Inc. announced it will spend $6.6 million in renovations and equipment for a plant in Independence, Iowa, USA, with plans to expand its petfood operation by early 2010.
Tyson Foods Inc. announced it will spend $6.6 million in renovations and equipment for a plant in Independence, Iowa, USA, with plans to expand its petfood operation by early 2010.
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AFIA gives support to Siddiqui

The American Feed Industry Association expressed its support of President Barack Obama's nomination of Dr. Isi A. Siddiqui to be the country's next chief agricultural negotiator in the office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
The American Feed Industry Association expressed its support of President Barack Obama’s nomination of Dr. Isi A. Siddiqui to be the country’s next chief agricultural negotiator in the office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
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Fressnapf expands in Europe

Fressnapf, the Krefeld, Germany-based specialty chain for petfood and accessories, opened 13 stores in Germany and 12 more across Europe in the third quarter, increasing the number of Fressnapf stores in Germany to 750 and making a total of...
Fressnapf, the Krefeld, Germany-based specialty chain for petfood and accessories, opened 13 stores in Germany and 12 more across Europe in the third quarter, increasing the number of Fressnapf stores in Germany to 750 and making a total of 1,051 Europe-wide.
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Magazine gives Cranimals seal of approval

Animal Wellness Magazine has endorsed Cranimals, a new line of certified organic petfood supplement, with the Animal Wellness Seal of Approval.
Animal Wellness Magazine has endorsed Cranimals, a new line of certified organic petfood supplement, with the Animal Wellness Seal of Approval.
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Petfood operation found to be illegal

The Zoning Board of Appeals has ordered Sweet Meadow Farm in Sherborn, Massachusetts, USA, to cease its petfood operation after it was found to be illegal, according to The MetroWest Daily News.
The Zoning Board of Appeals has ordered Sweet Meadow Farm in Sherborn, Massachusetts, USA, to cease its petfood operation after it was found to be illegal, according to The MetroWest Daily News.
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Plant runs entirely on solar power

Cardinal Laboratories, manufacturer of dog and cat care products, including dog treats, will officially convert its plant into a 100% solar-powered facility in Azusa, California, USA, on October 29. 
Cardinal Laboratories, manufacturer of dog and cat care products, including dog treats, will officially convert its plant into a 100% solar-powered facility in Azusa, California, USA, on October 29.
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Report reviews growing segments of pet market

Senior, weight management and special needs pet products may make significant developments in the current market, according to Bharat Book Bureau.
Senior, weight management and special needs pet products may make significant developments in the current market, according to Bharat Book Bureau.
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Wellness donates 52,000 treats to US military dogs

Wellness Natural Pet Food, in partnership with the company's charitable arm, the WellPet Foundation, has donated 52,000 all-natural Wellness Pure Rewards Jerky Bits dog snacks to the Military Working Dog Team Support Association Inc. 
Wellness Natural Pet Food, in partnership with the company’s charitable arm, the WellPet Foundation, has donated 52,000 all-natural Wellness Pure Rewards Jerky Bits dog snacks to the Military Working Dog Team Support Association Inc.
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Canidae to help raise cancer funding

Canidae Pet Foods Inc. will be at the American Kennel Club Meet the Breeds event October 17-18, 2009, at the Javits Center in New York City, where it will help to raise funds for cancer research in pets.
Canidae Pet Foods Inc. will be at the American Kennel Club Meet the Breeds event October 17-18, 2009, at the Javits Center in New York City, where it will help to raise funds for cancer research in pets.
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Counting calories may help obese pets

According to a veterinarian at Kansas State University, pets that are overeating and not exercising enough can benefit from owners who count their calories; much like humans might practice when on a diet.
According to a veterinarian at Kansas State University, pets that are overeating and not exercising enough can benefit from owners who count their calories; much like humans might practice when on a diet.
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